Director’s Welcome

Welcome to the Bilkent University, School of Applied Technology and Management!

Inaugurated in 1988 with one program in the area of tourism and hospitality, the School today comprises three departments:

  • Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Computer Technology and Information Systems
  • Business Information Management

The School’s mission has always been excellence in forming young professionals for the industries that have shaped the World’s economies for the last two decades and will continue their leadership positions for many years to come. In order to achieve this mission, our commitment to perfection in teaching and close collaboration with the industry have been our guide. The accomplishments of our graduates show the School’s philosophy in education has met industries’ expectations and gained a merited confidence.

The faculty embraces a well balanced proportion of dedicated academics, plus industry professionals all acclaimed experts in their respective fields and committed to a high quality education with the foremost objective of fashioning the next generations for these sectors.

The curriculum in each program is strengthened by a close cooperation with the industry; this sine qua non condition for success in an applied education is insured through both practical hours incorporated into the courses and through industrial training internships, during which our students can enrich their learning in contact with real life and at the end of which a high percentage of them receive a job offer.

Whether you are visiting our School web site because you are a prospective student or you are a prospective employer of our graduates, or simply because you are just curious, I invite you to get in touch with me or my colleagues and we will be more than happy to give you any information you may need and answer any questions you may have.

Kamer Rodoplu
School of Applied Technology and Management

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